Friday, 07 September 2012 00:00
The Hon. Scott Fairgrieve is on a campaign to seek re-election for a third term to the Nassau County District Court. As a judge with 11 years experience, the Nassau County Bar Association has rated him “well qualified.”
In 2010, he was also given the position of acting county court judge, which covers a felony in County Court. He is the author of many legal opinions, which have been published in the New York Official Reports on Westlaw and New York Law Journal.
Prior to being elected a judge in 2001, Fairgrieve was a practicing attorney on Long Island for 24 years with emphasis on litigation and general practice.
Fairgrieve’s community involvement dates back to 1982, when he was elected to become trustee of the Village of Mineola and held the position up until 1994. His bucket list of involvement and community support goes on to include County Seat Kiwanis, Knights of Columbus, chairperson for Jones Manor on the Sound, Nassau County Historical Society, Mineola Fair Committee, coaching baseball and soccer for the Mineola Athletic Association, Speakers Bureau of the Nassau County Court System.
He has also held many lectures at schools on the dangers of drunk driving, was co-founder of the Mineola Mustang Run/Walk in 1981, recipient of awards from Mineola-Garden City Rotary Club and the Ann M. Galante Award for community service, Mineola Chamber of Commerce, Co-Chair Mineola Bicycle Safety Day, New Hyde Park Runners Club, Greater Long Island Running Club and the Long Island Runners Club.
A brunch fundraiser is being held on Sunday, Sept. 9 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Davenport Press on Main Street in Mineola. Special invited guests include Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Jon Kaiman, New York State Assemblyman Charles Lavine, New York State Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel, Nassau County Legislators Judi Bosworth, Robert Troiano, Wayne Wink along with the Master of Ceremonies Gerard Terry, Esq.
The cost is $60 per person, or become a patron for $100, sponsor for $250 or benefactor for $500. If you cannot attend, but would still like to support Judge Fairgrieve, or if you have any questions, you can contact campaign manager Edward A. Schachter, Esq. at 516-695-5821. For any further information you can also visit the website at www.judgefairgrieve.com.